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couldn't be here. to my left is norman yee and sitting in is scott wiener. our clerk is derek evans. please give announcements. >> please silent all cell phones and electronic devices and speaker cards should be submitted to the clerk. items today will be on the agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. we're have six items on the agenda. we're going to move quickly one through five so we can get to the hearing on pedestrian safety and chaired by norman yee and another one by supervisor breed as well. mr. evans please call item one. >> item one is consider the issuance of on site liquor license for dion cheng and rachel cheng at 543 2nd street. >> thank you. i believe we have a staff report on this. let me just say that is there a staff report from inspector vancoal or others on this item? >> inspector keller san francisco police department alcohol liaison unit. raichian cheng has filed a application with california alcohol and beverage control seeking type 42 on sale liquor license for 543 2nd street. this location is midblock on second street between brandon and bryant
introduce the supervisor norman yee. >> thank you, i'm just one of many san franciscans celebrating this day, arbor okay for vivian brown. i'm so glad that we have an opportunity to have a celebration in this district 7 to be able to celebrate more intensely this great icon of san francisco and i just hope that i get to see the tree when it's a hundred feet tall. thank you very much. [ applause ] >> thank you. also as part of our partnership as many of you know we partner with many of the non-profits i see san francisco beautiful here. welcome, kristin who is a great partner with us and we also partner with other great cities. i would like to ask mr. -- to come up and talk to us if you would. >> thank you. it's an honor to be here to celebrate arbor day with you. this is an okay to celebrate our trees, in 4,000 open acres of our city we are able to enjoy and benefit from over 140,000 trees and a couple interesting facts on arbor day, there are trees and responsible for the creation and monterey pine and different types of trees which you can find in the panhandle which was a laboratory to f
chiu and norman yee who are introducing amendments today. about two months ago, both sides sat down over a multiple week span and had some encouraging and not so encouraging discussions. nevertheless, important, but given the two sides have not spoke men years, that we had that dialogue. last week alone, i met with the tenants advocates in my office and spoke with them over the weekend as well as met with numerous times ~ with the tic advocates over this weekend, the past few weeks, and even this morning in my office. from the outset and my goal in create thing legislation was three fold. first of all, provide relief for current tic owners who in my mind represent the face of middle income families here in san francisco. we've heard over time that police officers and the teachers that are tic owners, they're being forced to pay interest rates that are currently double the market interest rates here in our is city and across our country. and to provide a path for them for secure ownership here in our city. second of all, to protect tenants in tic buildings. it is very important to su
francisco municipal railway. >> 2013, i am supervisor norman yee and i will be chairinging this meeting. to my left is supervisor malia cohen and supervisor london breed will be joining us shortly. the clerk today is linda wong. the committee would also like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv, jesse larsen and nona melkonian who record each of our meetings and make the transcripts available to the public online. madam clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, mr. chair. please make sure to silence all cell phones and devices. completed speaker cards and copies of any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be appear on april 30th, 2013 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise indicated.
to say a few words. i would like to acknowledge supervisor norman yee. >> supervisor yee: generally i don't want to butt into people's resolutions but laura is a special i had to say something. the dictates of contributions that she has made to our community is second to none. i know that most of the leaders in our chinese-american community consider her a giant. i want to say that and thank you very much for recognizing her. apl (applause)>> president chiu: and i had to do some of the interns here today, laura's children. she has hundreds of them, back there. thank you very much. apl (applause) >> thank you. good to see all of you here and thank you for those who remember that when we drink water, remember the source. without the presentations for the afternoon are completed. i understand that we have to go back to item 15, already called. supervisor kim? >> supervisor kim: i like to take a motion to rescind the vote so we can rehear the item. my apologies to not keep up my apologies to not keep up with the 130285 [public works code - waiver of temporary street agenda. >> this allo
laurel [speaker not understood] and my other first five commissioners. i know that supervisor norman yee was a first five commissioner years ago and i wanted to welcome malia cohen for joining the first five commission as our board of supervisors rep. today, related to this, i'm asking our board to join many organizations and leaders throughout the state and this country in declaring 2013 the year of the child. for years our state government has imposed dramatic cuts which have undercut our efforts by universal preschool, educate students and provide child care for our families, especially the most vulnerable. this is heard over 100,000 children living in san francisco and as the state and local budgets improve this year, we hope, we must restore as many of the services to children as possible and demand that the state government does its part. ~ hurt i'm thankful to supervisors malia cohen and norman yee it for joining our board, the california state in counties, [speaker not understood], head start programs, elected officials and community partners across the state in recognizing the c
neighborhood when a 16-inch water main broke on february 27. today supervisor norman yee unveiled a new field office on west portal avenue. it'll be open monday through friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. representatives from the building inspection department, the city attorney's office and the utilities commission will all be on hand. >> we want to make sure we have all the resources, the city resources that people may need to access at any point in time during their rebuilding process. >> reporter: owners have six months to file damage claims. >>> goldman sachs put a gold rating on the computer chip maker. efforts to turn around the company could be undermined by weak sales of pcs. hp closed at $22 a share. >>> it's a fairly nice afternoon in most places. at least away from the coast. we've got low clouds along the coastline. banked up against the coast the entire day. giving you this live look here into san francisco. a finger of fog beginning to spread over the city. if you look very, very far back off in the left corner you can see sutro tower. the tip almost at 1,000 feet so that marine laye
authority and department of public health. >> and this has been called by supervisor norman yee. >> thank you. i requested a hearing on pedestrian safety issues on district 7. i did so for many reasons. i know first hand how important an issue it is. i know it's important to hundreds of people that i spoke to on the campaign trail who shared their stories. i also know that because of the dozens of district 7 residents that have reached out to my office since my election with their concerns and priorities. pedestrian safety is a public safety issue in san francisco. in the first three months of 2013 six people have lost their lives because of pedestrian collisions and two in district 7 and i find this is unacceptable. the city and myself as a supervisor we all have the responsibility to do everything that we can to improve this situation. pedestrian safety to me is also a question of being fiscally responsible and making it most out of money that the city spends. on the cost side every year collisions between pedestrians and cars cost the city an average of $15 million and district
norman yee and i will be chairing the meeting today. to my left is supervisor malia cohen, and to my right is supervisor london breed. the clerk today is linda wong. and the committee would like -- also like to acknowledge the staff at sfgtv, jesse larsen and nona who will record each of -- record our meeting and make the transcripts available to the public online. and i apologize for starting late. i just got through sitting on a committee, earlier committee just got through moments ago. madam clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, mr. chair. please make sure to silence all cell phones and electronic devices. completed speaker cards and copies of any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will appear on the april 16th board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> great. can you please call item number 1? >> item number 1, motion appointing supervisor eric mar, term ending june 30, 2013, to the association of bay area governments executive board. >> okay. is there any public comments for this item? seeing n
of this hearing. supervisor kim. >> thank you chair wiener and is a cosponsor of the item as well as norman yee and i know there are people for multiple issues and for this item and a item later on the calendar so i appreciate everyone's time and this hearing is lengthy because it's an important issue for the city which is the issue of pedestrian safety. it's been two years since i first called a hearing on this item. when i began office in 2011 and the reason we decided to make pedestrian safety a priority in our office is when we came in and started thinking what it makes our city and district safer we were alarmed at the data on pedestrians hit and killed by vehicles on our streets and we saw our data it was unsafe for citizens here in san francisco than anywhere in california and than new york where a lot of people work and tokyo and hong kong and pedestrian oriented cities and san francisco has a lot to do and we have done a lot but we have more to go and it's important to have an update where we're at especially with the mayor's release of his pedestrian safety strategy last week and we
-sponsors of this legislation, supervisor avalos, kim, mar, weiner, cohen, breed, and mr. david chiu and norman yee and so there are nine that have signed on as co-sponsors of this piece of legislation. i also want to thank my staff who have been working on this for quite some time. hillary who started working on this for more than a year ago before they went on maternity leave and stephanie ashley who has picked up the work and i can tell you that many, many hours have gone into this. i especially want to thank the staff and the women, and the men who go to planned parenthood who have been so patient and dealing with this situation. and have actually been more patient than i think is probably expected or should be expected of anyone. and i want to thank them for the very responsible measured, way in which they have approached this issue. i also want to thank the city attorney office who has given a lot of advice on this matter as well as the police department including not only the chief of police but also the district captain and we have representatives from the police department here and i want to than
and i am the chair of the committee and we are joined today by committee member supervisor norman yee, and the clerk is derek evans and we would like to thank the following members of sfgtv staff that are covering this meeting to be transmitted to the rest of the public. jennifer lowe and jessy larson, and i want to thank all of you for yoush patience and for being here, for those of you are here and those of you watching. mr. clerk, do we have announcements? >> make sure to silence all cell phones and electronic device and complete the speaker cards and copies of the documents to be included in the files should be submitted to the clerk, items active will appear on the may 7th's meeting unless otherwise stated. >> the vice chair of the committee eric mar is not able to be here, he has another meeting that is happening at the same time unfortunately, so if we could have a motion to excuse supervisor mar? >> the motion. >> moved. >> the motion by supervisor yee, is there any comment on that? >> without objection, that motion carries supervisor mar is excused. mr. clerk if you could ple
the construction owners. that's the perfect thing there. that's success. >> 2013, i am supervisor norman yee and i will be chairinging this meeting. to my left is supervisor malia cohen and supervisor london breed will be joining us shortly. the clerk today is linda wong. the committee would also like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv, jesse larsen and nona melkonian who record each of our meetings and make the transcripts available to the public online. madam clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, mr. chair. please make sure to silence all cell phones and devices. completed speaker cards and copies of any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be appear on april 30th, 2013 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise indicated. >> thank you. can you please call item number 1? >> item number 1, hearing to consider appointing four members, terms ending march 1, 2016, to the in-home supportive services public authority. there are four seats and four applicants. >> thank you. we will be hearing from the candidates in the order t
by district 7 supervisor norman yee. two pedestrians were killed in his district just last month, including a 17-year-old girl out celebrating her birthday when she was hit and killed. advocacy group walk san francisco is currently working on an action plan for pedestrian safety. >> to fit the streets by retrofitting them, making the speeds lower and conditions safer for everyone, and also to get the police to enforce the laws that keep us all safe when we walk. >> the group expects mayor lee to announce the plan next friday, which is san francisco's walk to work day. >>> the state assembly today approved a bill that would allow people to register to vote, even if they fail to list where they were born. the bill's author is a democrat from santa barbara. right now, if a person fails to list a birth place, county voter registrars must reject the registration. >>> a team of astronomers at john hopkins have discovered a record-breaking supernova. it is the farthest known supernova so far, exploding about 10 billion years ago. it's named supernova
and winona street. about two hours ago, norman yee unveiled a new field office which was established to help homeowners with claims. he says the process of helping those affected could take some time. >> this could be an issue for many residents over several months and maybe drag out into the rest of the year in terms of claims and what they have to do to their property. >> six claims have been filed so far. more are expected. homeowners have six months to file claims for property damage against the city. >>> california is known for the high quality spring asparagus. hundreds of thousands of plants are in the field right now. workers are racing against the clock to harvest them. farmers say they are having a hard time getting enough workers to cut off their plants. farmer mark -- markini says this should be the perfect time to get high prices for the crop. >> california asparagus is at the epitome of its production. it's the best quality we can possibly produce. but asparagus grown in mexico is -- is flooding the markets. plane farmers are turning
at 15th avenue and winona street. about two hours ago, norman yee unveiled a new field office which was established to help homeowners with claims. he says the process of helping those affected could take some time. >> this could be an issue for many residents over several months and maybe drag out into the rest of the year in terms of claims and what they have to do to their property. >> six claims have been filed so far. more are expected. homeowners have six months to file claims for property damage against the city. >>> california is known for the high quality spring asparagus. hundreds of thousands of plants are in the field right now. workers are racing against the clock to harvest them. farmers say they are having a hard time getting enough workers to cut off their plants. farmer mark -- markini says this should be the perfect time to get high prices for the crop. >> california asparagus is at the epitome of its production. it's the best quality we can possibly produce. but asparagus grown in mexico is -- is flooding the markets. plane farmers are turning to other crops becau
of the committee. on my left is norman yee and in route is the committee vice chair supervisor eric mar. we at 57 new montgomery street. welcome to the meeting of this committee and if i may begin by asking the applicant to come forward and i apologize if i mispronounce the name. is the applicant here. unless there is an objection let's continue this item for later in the meeting and go to item number two >> to consider the issuance of a type 42 on-sale beer and wine license to mark e. rennie for good oel ink, at the beer cafe located in 34 mason street. >> this is another application in district six, if i could ask the applicant and charles (inaudible) and so if you could come forward and welcome to the committee, if you could briefly tell us about what you are trying to do and sort of why this should be approved. >> all right. >> thanks mr. chair. supervisors my name is mark, and i am here with chuck (inaudible) who is the pry pry tore of not just 34 mason but has two world renowned beer cafes in both walnut creek and oakland. this particular location is a historic 1907 building, beautiful buil
at the wrong time. supervisor chiu, [speaker not understood] and supervisor norman yee, please vote no on any amendment, and do not send this to the full board. thank you. ~ supervisor jane kim. >> thank you. the next speaker, i have one more card and i'm sorry i cannot read your name. but you know who you are. you can come on up. go ahead, sir. >>> hello, supervisors. i am a minority here because i am a property owner and i'm also a landlord. i just wanted to say that i'm happy to be a landlord. i do appreciate the hardships the tenants have under these circumstances, but hardships are not only for tenants. property owners can also have their own hardships. right now i'm very happy to be a landlord, and this legislation does not really even affect me, but there is one day i would perhaps want to get out of the business of being a landlord. it's not always the easiest thing. and i just feel that people that own property should have a little bit of say so of what they do with their property. and not have the city of san francisco dictate everything that they can do and not do with property. ag
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